Boston University

Address:
One Silber Way, Boston, MA 02215
Phone:
617-353-2000
Website:
http://www.bu.edu
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About Boston University

Becker College is classified as a baccalaureate college with a diverse set of academic offerings. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This small four-year college has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. At least 50% of undergrads are enrolled full time, and between 25% and 49% of students reside on campus. This institution awards at least 80% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. No graduate degrees are awarded in fields available to undergraduate majors. According to data for fall enrollment, 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this four-year bachelor’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate18,283
 Graduate13,677
 Total31,960
GenderFemale60%
 Male40%
Student Age% Under 2564%
 % 25 and Over36%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time81%
 % Part-time19%
Race/Ethnicity% White43.5%
 % Black3.3%
 % Asian10.5%
 % Latino5.2%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Race Unknown23.0%
 % International student14%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal37,795
 % Admitted58%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled19%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRequired
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT89%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT36%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800660 / 800
 SAT Writing590 / 800680 / 800
 SAT Math600 / 800690 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite26 / 3630 / 36
 ACT English26 / 3631
 ACT Writing8 / 129 / 12
 ACT Math25 / 3630 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$75
 Graduate Application Fee$70
 In-State Tuition & Fees$39,864
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$39,864
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid63%
 % Undergraduates with Loans51%
 % Undergraduates with Grants55%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$940
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$12,260
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,772
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$0
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$0

Neighborhood Data for the Boston Area

Median Age30.8
Median Household Income$51,739
Total Population609,942
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total47.9% 52.1%
 Age 0-951.4%48.6%
 Age 10-1750.3%49.7%
 Age 18-2447.6%52.4%
 Age 25-2948.8%51.2%
 Age 30-3949.4%50.6%
 40+47.7%52.3%
Race/Ethnicity% White53.6%
 % Black25.1%
 % Asian9.0%
 % Latino17.3%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.2%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$12,260
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$0
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,107
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50025.7%24.9%10.0%
 $500 to $7499.7%6.2%0.0%
 $750 to $99916.6%10.6%8.6%
 Over $100047.9%58.3%70.4%
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